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William Parker Dunbar

In memory of:

Sergeant William Parker Dunbar

March 16, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/171746

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

420 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Alex Dunbar and Mary E. Dunbar, of Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 296 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 4. H. 13-16.

Location:

Durnbach is a village 16 kilometres east of Bad Tolz, a town 48 kilometres south of Munich. Durnbach War Cemetery is 3 kilometres north of the village Gmund am Tegernsee. Using the A8 from Munich, turn off at the junction Holzkirchen, taking the 318 road in the direction of Gmund am Tegernsee. At the crossroads with the 472, turn left in the direction of Miesbach. The cemetery is situated approximately 500 metres on the left from the 318/472 crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant William Parker Dunbar is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant William Parker Dunbar is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of William Parker Dunbar– Photo of a painting of Wm Parker Dunbar
Lost with entire crew 15/16 March 1944
Stuttgart Germany
  • Document– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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